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[movies]Wire - Michael Collier
[1969]. Item is a short independent film filmed, directed and edited by Michael Collier. The three actors are: Dennis MacDonald, Gary Killeen and Dave Ponsart. Film depicts three men who find some insulated wire in the ocean [at wreck beach], drag it into a pile, hitchhike to downtown Vancouver, and then travel around downtown dragging the wire on the sidewalk behind them. Eventually the wire is left to one man who drags it on his own for a while until he leaves it in the car of a man from whom ...
Keywords: Men; Coasts; Beaches; Vehicles; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.)
Downloads: 55
[movies]Mr. Patton at Golf - Shaughnessy - not much good - missed the put - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a game of golf at the Shaughnessy Golf Club. 1928. Item # MI-141
Keywords: Golfing; Golf courses; Men
Downloads: 43
[movies]Mike Williams, Leonard Halliday
Item is a documentary film documenting individuals with arthritis doing their daily activities. Film documents a man dressing while sitting in a wheelchair and using a special cane with a hook, and a man standing from a wheelchair and walking up and downstairs with a cane. Film may have been used for educational or instructional purposes. 1955. Item # MI-26
Keywords: Associations; institutions; etc; Medical care
Downloads: 20
[movies]Empire Games opening ceremonies - John Gansner
Item is an amateur film documenting the opening ceremonies of the Empire games and includes the marching of athletes into the stadium. 1954. Item # MI-16
Keywords: Openings; Stadiums
Downloads: 38
[movies]Willingdon , - party on Vencedor - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber entertaining Governor-General Lord Willingdon, Vancouver Mayor L. D. Taylor, possibly Lady Willingdon, and several other unidentified guests on their yacht Vencedor. The film also shows footage of sailboats on ocean. 1928. Item # MI-142
Keywords: Yachts; Crowds; Sailboats; Governors general; Vancouver (B.C.)--Mayors; Coast ranges
Downloads: 22
[movies]Vencedor at Bellingham, July 1/31 - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a party on the Hamber yacht Vencedor. The film shows footage of people dancing on accordion music. A young woman dancing alone and with Mrs. E. W. Hamber is displayed throughout. 1931. Item # MI-143
Keywords: Crowds; Yachts; Parties; Dancing; Musical instruments; Music
Downloads: 37
[movies]Everest - Cam[era] rolls 13 to 24 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Oct. 2, 1991. Film is raw footage shot for the documentary "Everest - Climb for hope." Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-323
Keywords: Snow; Hiking; Mountain climbing; Views; Tents; Camping; Birds; Trucks; Domestic animals; Farmers
Downloads: 9
[movies]Tennis - Greencroft - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a private singles and a private doubles tennis match between unidentified guests of the Hamber family at their residence at 3838 Cypress Street. One of the guests standing in the right corner of the screen is possibly Hon. J. W. Fordham. 1926. Item # MI-133
Keywords: Governors general; Tennis
Downloads: 80
[movies]Minnekhada Ranch - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber with 8 guests horseback riding over obstacle course in the forest of the Hamber Minnekhada ranch in Coquitlam. Some of the guests posing full front on camera alongside Mrs. Hamber are Garleigh and Marjorie Greenwood, and Mayor L. B. Taylor. The film also shows footage of various farm animals, such as foals in a corral, sheep and fowl. 193?. Item # MI-152
Keywords: Farms; Ranches; Horses; Horse farms; Horsemanship; Horse riding; Trees; Forests; Stables; Agricultural labourers; Chickens; Domestic animals; Vancouver (B.C.)--Mayors; Crowds
Downloads: 44
[movies]Polo June/27 - Douglas Lake vs. Vancouver - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a polo game between Douglas Lake and the Vancouver Polo Team. The film includes footage of crowds and poloists between periods of play, and a full shot of Colonel Chaplin on horse. 1927. Item # MI-135
Keywords: Crowds; Automobiles; Polo; Horses; Automobile parking lots; Athletic fields
Downloads: 28
[movies][Spencer family at Vancouver International Airport] - Isabell Louise Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer family gathered at Vancouver International Airport as Colonel Victor Spencer departs. Film documents Col. Victor Spencer boarding an airliner, as well as Gertrude and Elizabeth Ann Spencer, and Isabell Winch in front of the Administration Building. The film also shows Elizabeth Ann at Aberthau, and John Fife and Elizabeth Ann playing in the snow. [1934?]...
Keywords: Airports; Airplanes; Children
Downloads: 50
[movies]Granville Street Bridge, reel 3 - Lew Parry Film Productions for the Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Department
Documents the old Granville Street Bridge, its demolition, and the site of the new bridge. Film documents all stages of construction from 1950 to 1954 to the completion and opening ceremonies of the new bridge. Film also shows the north and south Granville Street approaches to the new bridge. 1954. Item # MI-4
Keywords: bridges; bridge construction; Vancouver
Downloads: 57
[movies][Home of Victor Vance Spencer] - Shot by Victor Vance Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting Peggy Airth, a baby, and others at Victor Vance Spencer's home, 2995 Roseberry Ave. in West Vancouver. Film also documents the Peace River Bridge in Peace River, B.C. [1950?]. Item # MI-85
Keywords: Bridges; Houses
Downloads: 39
[movies]Handicapped summer playground program - Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting the Handicapped Summer Playground Program of 1963. Film contains footage of the B.C. Society for Crippled Childrenâs bus which transports the children to the park as well as footage of the children participating in activities such as playing games and eating lunch. 1963. Item # MI-109
Keywords: Children; Buses; Games; Handicapped persons; Dinners and dining; Parks; Playgrounds
Downloads: 36
[movies]Lytton - Col. Victor and Mrs. Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer children in the swimming pools and on the grounds of Earlscourt ranch at Lytton, B.C. Film documents Gertrude Spencer and children Isabell Louise, Trudean, Diana, Barbara, Victor Vance, and John Fife. [1928?]. Item # MI-37
Keywords: Children; Swimming pools--outdoor
Downloads: 34
[movies]Dolly Varden Mine 2
Item is an amateur film documenting Mount Dolly Varden and men hiking in the forest, a picnic with competitions including races and tug-of-war, and children playing on a beach. [1928?]. Item # MI-39
Keywords: Picnics; Beaches; Competitions; Mountains--British Columbia
Downloads: 77
[movies]Spencer family on Deer Leap
Item is an amateur film documenting people on a dock, in rowboats, and fishing. Film documents Elizabeth Ann getting off a yacht, likely the Deerleap, and Elizabeth Ann, Col. Victor , and Gertrude Spencer standing on a dock. Accompanying note reads, "Family (Spencer) on Deerleap - about 34". [1936?]. Item # MI-76
Keywords: Boats and ships
Downloads: 32
[movies]Alaskan Scenery and the Chinese Exhibit at Vancouver's Golden Jubilee
Item is a film documenting a Chinese performance at Vancouver's Golden Jubilee celebration that includes a theatrical stage show, a trapeze artist, and moving images of the Chinese Arch erected at Pender Street near Carrall Street. There are also images of an unknown beach. This section is preceded by the title frame: Chinese Exhibit Golden Jubilee at Vancouver, B.C.. Film also includes footage taken from a passanger ship moving up the Alaskan coast...
Keywords: Boats and ships; Chinatown (Vancouver; B.C.); Chinese in Canada; Coast ranges; Cityscapes; Celebrations; Open-air theatres; Jubilee celebrations; Entertainers; Vancouver (B.C.)
Downloads: 73
[movies]Yachts English Bay + Buccaneer Bay May 24/34 Lady Van - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting sailing yacht racing. The sailing yacht with the white hull is Eric Hamber's 'Lady Van' that won the Lipton Cup in 1934. The film also shows footage of Mrs. E. W. Hamber full-front and together with several unidentified male and female companions ending a bathing party, boarding a vessel and chatting on deck. 1934. Item # MI-145
Keywords: Crowds; Beaches; Coast ranges; Sailboats; Men; Racing; Yachts
Downloads: 64
[movies]Lost Mine - cam[era rolls] 1-2 [19]93 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Sept. 6, 1993. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-305
Keywords: Lakes and ponds; Helicopters; Mountains--British Columbia; Aerial photographs; Accidents; Hiking
Downloads: 10
[movies][Family vacation]
Item is an amateur film documenting a group of people, including Peggy Spencer, vacationing in the United States. Film documents people boarding an airplane, women on a beach, children swimming, golf, and a boat named "Valerian II". Film also documents a football game and footage of an animal performance at Marineland of the Pacific. 1960. Item # MI-95
Keywords: Children; Swimming; Family recreation
Downloads: 162
[movies]Home Oil picnic
Item is an amateur film documenting a rodeo, including horseback riding and herds of cattle. [1931?]. Item # MI-52
Keywords: Rodeos
Downloads: 39
[movies][Earlscourt and horses] - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting Elizabeth Ann and Victor Vance Spencer swimming at the family ranch at Lytton, B.C. Film also documents horse racing and a rodeo. [1936?]. Item # MI-71
Keywords: Children; Horsemanship
Downloads: 31
[movies][Children at Earlscourt] - Shot by Victor Vance Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting children swimming in the pool at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C., and Margaret Airth (Peggy) in a small pool with a young child. [1950?]. Item # MI-83
Keywords: Children; Swimming
Downloads: 68
[movies]Dolly Varden Mine 1
Item is an amateur film documenting a picnic and children at a playground. [1928?]. Item # MI-38
Keywords: Picnics; Children; Playgrounds
Downloads: 47
[movies]Earls' Court Easter - Isabell Louise Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer and her children John Fife and Elizabeth Ann playing with chicks and chickens at Earlscourt in Lytton, B.C. [1935?]. Item # MI-69
Keywords: Children; Chickens
Downloads: 35
[movies]Peggy + baby + house + garden - Victor Vance Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting 2995 Roseberry Ave, West Vancouver, the home and garden of Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer. Film documents a baby, likely Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer's daughter Janice Elvin, born 10 March 1952. 1952. Item # MI-89
Keywords: Infants; Gardens--Household
Downloads: 33
[movies]Grey Cup parade [1958] - John Gansner
Item is an amateur film documenting the Grey Cup parade in 1958. Film documents "Miss Grey Cup" contestants on floats and floats from various companies including Eaton's. Parade is moving along W. Georgia Street. 1958. Item # MI-19
Keywords: Parades
Downloads: 48
[movies]John and Victor at Jericho [and] Home Oil picnic
Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance and John Fife Spencer playing in the surf at Jericho Beach in Vancouver. Film also documents a gathering of children and adults in an open field in a wooded area. [1931?]. Item # MI-53
Keywords: Children; Beaches
Downloads: 41
[movies]Ann, John, Victor at Lytton - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana, Barbara, Victor Vance, John Fife, and Elizabeth Ann in the swimming pools at Earlscourt, and Elizabeth Ann on the lawn and playing with ducks. Accompanying note reads "Ann John Victor at Lytton" and "Ann with ducks when she's in her birthday suit". [1934?]. Item # MI-62
Keywords: Children; Swimming
Downloads: 58
[movies]Likely 1954-55[,] Christening -55[,] Tatums -55 at Likely - Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting children swimming in a pool and in a lake, adults and children camping and fishing, and includes footage of Victor Vance Spencer and his wife, Peggy Spencer. Likely, B.C. is a Cariboo Gold Rush settlement on the banks of Quesnel Lake. 1954-1955. Item # MI-91
Keywords: Children; Swimming; Fishing; Camping
Downloads: 57
[movies]Granville Street Bridge, reel 2 - Lew Parry Film Productions for the Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Department
Documents the old Granville Street Bridge, its demolition, and the site of the new bridge. Film documents all stages of construction from 1950 to 1954 to the completion and opening ceremonies of the new bridge. Film also shows the north and south Granville Street approaches to the bridge. 1954. Item # MI-3
Keywords: bridges; bridge construction; Vancouver
Downloads: 49
[movies][Spencer children]
Item is an amateur film documenting Isabell Louise (?), Trudean (?), Diana, Barbara, and Victor Vance Spencer at a picnic, riding horses, and swimming in the pool at Earlscourt. [1926?]. Item # MI-30
Keywords: Children; Picnics; Horsemanship
Downloads: 47
[movies]The Curse Of The Lost [Gold] Mine - tape 316 ; 1975 expedition - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Feb. 9 [199-]. Item is a copy of original film shot for the docudrama "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Includes scenes of men with packs [including Dick Hamilton] hiking and climbing on and near a glacier, the men examine silt and rocks, hike in a rocky area, some morning campsite scenes. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-480
Downloads: 16
[movies]Lost Mine - 2 rolls orig[inal] neg[ative] - Shot [in] early 1970s Slumach - Lost Mine - rolls 1 [and] 2 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
[197-]. Film contains early raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-303
Keywords: Hiking; Glaciers; Mountains--British Columbia; Tents; Helicopters; Lakes and ponds
Downloads: 23
[movies]A Study in Black and White : an economic strategy for Vancouver in the 1980's - Creative House for the City of Vancouver
Item is an organizational record film documenting an economic strategy for Vancouver in the 1980s, accompanying a report of the same name. The film shows a montage of images relating to Vancouver trade, business, and economy. The film outlines 8 strategic initiatives and 5 supporting activities that were taken from the report created by the Vancouver Economic Advisory Commission. Nov. 7, 1984. Item # MI-129
Keywords: Vancouver (B.C.); Business enterprises
Downloads: 44
[movies]Mike Collier - Workprint - Family-Jason's 1st Birthday Nov 1972 - Jasper-summer 1973 - Michael Collier
1972, 1973. Item is a home movie depicting Jason Collier and a woman in Jasper National Park, Jason with his Birthday cake, Jason and a woman sitting beside a river, Jason throwing rocks, and a mountain sheep on the highway; tourists interacting with the mountain sheep. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-575
Keywords: Children; Parks; Women; Views; Mountains; Parties; Celebrations; Rivers; Animals
Downloads: 19
[movies]Bowen Island - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting a ferry trip to Bowen Island, a parade, and a flag raising ceremony at the cenotaph in Snug Cove. Film documents Col. Victor Spencer in a uniform, and Elizabeth Ann in front of the monument. 13 Jun. 1937. Item # MI-78
Keywords: Ferries; Parades; War memorials
Downloads: 62
[movies]The Curse Of The [Gold] Lost Mine - tape #206 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Feb. 9 [199-]. Item is a copy of original film shot for the docudrama "Curse of the lost gold mine." Includes nature and wildlife scenes with no people in them as well as shots of people hiking with packs and a log cabin. Includes some mountain scenes shot from a helicopter [or airplane]. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-478
Downloads: 31
[movies]Opening of 2099 Beach
Item is a documentary film documenting the opening of the Board of Parks and Public Recreation building at 2099 Beach Avenue as well as recreational activities and special events in Stanley Park. The film contains footage of the ribbon cutting ceremony with crowds in attendance as well as winter snow scenes with people, ducks and swans in the park. Other recreational activities documented include log rolling in a pool, diving, and poolside sunbathing...
Keywords: Park buildings; Openings; Snow; Birds; Swans; Diving; Sunbathing; Swimming pools--outdoor; Competitions; Statues; Crowds; Bears; Parks; Recreation facilities; Memorial and monument dedications; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 100
[movies]PXR orig[inal] roll 1, M. Collier - Michael Collier
[197-]. Item is a home movie. Footage includes shots of the Lion's Gate Bridge, a dog on a beach, ducks, a parking lot, a sailboat filmed from the shore, seagulls, a light fixture, and ocean waves. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-572
Keywords: Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.); Dogs; Coasts; Animals
Downloads: 19
[movies]Mixture of Earls Court [i.e. Earlscourt]
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer family at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents children in the swimming pool and a picnic. Film also shows ice skating, John Fife and Victor Vance sledding, and a snowball fight. 1933. Item # MI-59
Keywords: Children; Snow; Skating; ice
Downloads: 25
[movies]Earlscourt in color - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer children and friends playing on the lawn of the family ranch at Lytton, B.C. Film also documents family and workers cleaning the swimming pool. Accompanying note reads, "Earlscourt in color - good 1937". 1937. Item # MI-79
Keywords: Family recreation; Swimming pools--outdoor
Downloads: 66
[movies]Spencer's parade
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer's Toy Parade staged by the Spencer's Department Store in Vancouver. Film documents floats and costumed marchers, and crowds watching the parade as it moves south on Dunsmuir Street past the Hotel Dunsmuir at 502 Dunsmuir Street. [1927?]. Item # MI-31
Keywords: Parades; Crowds; Floats (Parades)
Downloads: 42
[movies]P1 - Mike Collier - special effects - workprint - Michael Collier
[197-]. Item contains various special effects for 'Water Colours,' 'Nail,' and the never completed 'Neon Madman' or 'Electric City' and perhaps effect for other films as well. Manipulation of light and colour. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-580
Keywords: Traffic; Vehicles; Rivers; Men; Boats and boating; Birds; Lighting; Lighthouses; Parks; Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.)
Downloads: 73
[movies]Mrs. Spencer Paris, Grenoble, Annecy
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer's trip to France with her daughters, Barbara and Diana. Film documents the children playing in a field, as well as mountains, swimming and diving in a lake, and sightseeing by car in Grenoble. [1930?]. Item # MI-48
Keywords: Swimming; Diving; Lakes and ponds
Downloads: 77
[movies]Ile de France
Item is an amateur film documenting members of the Spencer family riding on the ocean liner "Empress of France". Film documents men loading cargo, including automobiles. Film includes footage of Barbara and Diana Spencer. [1930?]. Item # MI-46
Keywords: Boats and ships; Passengers; Automobiles
Downloads: 160
[movies][Spencer children at Earlscourt] - Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer children swimming in a pool and playing on the grounds of the Spencer family ranch at Lytton, B.C. Film documents Gertrude Spencer and her children Isabell Louise, Trudean, Barbara, Diana, and Victor Vance. [1925?]. Item # MI-28
Keywords: Children; Swimming pools--outdoor
Downloads: 87
[movies]Sailing Races and Cowichan Pictures - Sept. 1 - 2 - 3rd - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber entertaining guests on their private yacht Vencedor. The film shows full-shots of the couple on deck, and two unidentified guests playing the piano, the bass and the guitar on the yacht. There is also footage of racing sailboats. 1934. Item # MI-146
Keywords: Sailboats; Men; Yachts; Musical instruments; Music; Crowds; Flags; Governors general
Downloads: 55
[movies]Stanley Park highlights - Whitefoot Studio for Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting Stanley Park including recreational activities and special events in the park. The film contains footage of traffic entering Stanley Park, Lions Gate Bridge viewed from the park, totem poles, as well as scenes of trees and flower gardens that show the park in bloom. The film documents people engaging in a variety of the parkâs recreational activities as well such as horse back riding, walking, playing cricket, purchasing ice-cream from the ice-cream stand,...
Keywords: Parks; Playgrounds; Beaches; Children; Crowds; Families; Men; Women; Bridges; Children's activities; Railroads--Passenger cars; Flowers; Trees; Seawalls; Zoo animals; Birds; Swans; Golfing; Cricket; Horsemanship; Runners; Swimming; Sunbathing; Track and field; Racetracks; Totem poles; Royal visits; Recreation facilities; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
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